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[[Category:Wordfast Pro]]
Wordfast Pro is a standalone translation environment tool that can run on any platform without the need to integrate with MS Word. WFP can handle MS Office file formats plus ASP, JSP, Java, InDesign (INX & IDML), Framemaker (MIF), and TagEditor (TTX) files. WFP can run on Windows, Linux, or Mac. WFP has improved batch processing capabilities.
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[[File:Wordfast Pro logo.png|frame|WFP logo]]
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'''Wordfast Pro''' (WFP) is standalone software that allows translators and project managers to do their daily work in a neat and efficient translation environment. It also includes a suite of Quick Tools for pre- and post-translation batch processing of dozens of file types. WFP runs natively in Windows, MacOS, and Linux.
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The current WFP user interface and underlying technology was first implemented as version 4.0, publicly released in April 2016. Since then, it has been improved and updated, most recently to version 6.3.0 (July 2021).
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''Note'': The legacy version of WFP premiered in January 2009 and was based on a different underlying code. It was last updated to version 3.4.14 in August 2018 and is no longer in development. It still works in many systems and some users continue to use it; it can run alongside the most recent version of WFP on the same computer. To learn more about this legacy version of WFP, see the dedicated [[Wordfast Pro 3]] (WFP3) section of this wiki.
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This section and articles are about the current version of WFP.
  
 
== Getting Started ==
 
== Getting Started ==
'''{{ImgBox|[http://www.wordfast.net/wiki/Wordfast_Live_Online_Training_Sessions Wordfast Training Courses]|Live Online Training Sessions}}'''
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'''{{ImgBox|[http://www.wordfast.com/train Wordfast Training Courses]|Live Online Training Sessions}}'''
'''{{ImgBox|[https://goo.gl/n5wZBp Wordfast Pro 5 Video Tutorials]|Wordfast YouTube Channel}}'''
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'''{{ImgBox|[https://goo.gl/n5wZBp Wordfast Pro Video Tutorials]|Wordfast YouTube Channel}}'''
'''{{ImgBox|[http://wordfast.com/WFP/5.0/Wordfast_Pro_Help.htm Wordfast Pro Online Help Pages]|Wordfast Pro Manual}}'''
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'''{{ImgBox|[http://wordfast.com/WFP/5.18/Wordfast_Pro_Help.htm Wordfast Pro Online Help Pages]|Wordfast Pro Manual}}'''
 
* [http://www.wordfast.com/store_download.html Download the Latest Version of Wordfast Pro]
 
* [http://www.wordfast.com/store_download.html Download the Latest Version of Wordfast Pro]
* [[How to install Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[How to install Wordfast Pro]]
* [[How to license Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[How to update Wordfast Pro]]
* [[Your First Translation with Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[How to license Wordfast Pro]]
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* To learn how to '''start your first translation''' with WFP, check out [https://youtu.be/hbrqfZezZno this user-produced video on YouTube]. It shows the main steps of a translation workflow using WFP, including project creation, translation, review, quality control, and delivering your translated files.
 
* [[Naming your TMs and Glossaries]]
 
* [[Naming your TMs and Glossaries]]
* [[Migrating from Wordfast Pro 3 to Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Migrating from Wordfast Pro 3]]
* [[File locations in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[File locations in Wordfast Pro]]
 
* [[Wordfast User Logos]]
 
* [[Wordfast User Logos]]
  
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* [[Fuzzy Terminology Recognition|Fuzzy Terminology]]
 
* [[Fuzzy Terminology Recognition|Fuzzy Terminology]]
* [[Segment Colors in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Segment Colors in Wordfast Pro]]
* [[Concordance Search in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Concordance Search in Wordfast Pro]]
* [[Auto-Suggest in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Auto-Suggest in Wordfast Pro]]
* [[Auto-Propagation in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Auto-Propagation in Wordfast Pro]]
* [[MS Word Spellchecker in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Spellcheckers in Wordfast Pro]]
* [[Machine Translation in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Machine Translation in Wordfast Pro]]
* [[TransCheck in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[TransCheck in Wordfast Pro]]
* [[Applying Penalties in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Applying Penalties in Wordfast Pro]]
* [[Pre-Translation in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Pre-Translation in Wordfast Pro]]
* [[Chaining Files together in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Chaining Files together in Wordfast Pro]]
 
* [[Bilingual Revision in Microsoft Word]]
 
* [[Bilingual Revision in Microsoft Word]]
* [[Splitting & Merging Files in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Splitting & Merging Files in Wordfast Pro]]
* [[Extract & Populate Uniques in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Extract & Populate Uniques in Wordfast Pro]]
  
 
== Tips & Tricks ==
 
== Tips & Tricks ==
* [[Changing Font Type or Size in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Changing Font Type or Size in Wordfast Pro]]
* [[Excluding Excel Columns/Rows in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Excluding Excel Columns/Rows in Wordfast Pro]]
* [[Marking Text as Untranslatable in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Marking Text as Untranslatable in Wordfast Pro]]
* [[Inverting Translation Memories in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Inverting Translation Memories in Wordfast Pro]]
* [[Right-to-Left Mark in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Right-to-Left Mark in Wordfast Pro]]
* [[Changing the User Name in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Changing the User Name in Wordfast Pro]]
* [[Typing Smart Quotes in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Typing Smart Quotes in Wordfast Pro]]
* [[Proofreading in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Proofreading in Wordfast Pro]]
* [[Spell Check Ignore List in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Spell Check Ignore List in Wordfast Pro]]
 
* [[Analyzing files for word counts and more]]
 
* [[Analyzing files for word counts and more]]
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* [[Connecting Wordfast Pro to Modern MT]]
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* [[Wordfast AutoAligner]]
  
 
== Shortcuts ==
 
== Shortcuts ==
 
* [[Assign or Reassign Shortcut Keys]]
 
* [[Assign or Reassign Shortcut Keys]]
* [[Leverage TM Matches in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Leverage TM Matches in Wordfast Pro]]
 
* [[Copy Tags from Source Segments]]
 
* [[Copy Tags from Source Segments]]
  
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* [[Exchanging TMs with Non-Wordfast Users]]
 
* [[Exchanging TMs with Non-Wordfast Users]]
 
* [[Using Excel or Word Glossaries]]
 
* [[Using Excel or Word Glossaries]]
* [[Using Wordfast Pro 5 to Translate with WFC]]
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* [[Using Wordfast Pro to Translate with WFC]]
* [[Bilingual MS Word Table DOC from Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Bilingual MS Word Table DOC from Wordfast Pro]]
 
* [[Translating WFC Documents in WFP]]
 
* [[Translating WFC Documents in WFP]]
* [[Using a WFP 5 TM in WFC]]
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* [[Using a WFP TM in WFC]]
 
* [[Sharing a WFA TM or glossary with WFC and WFP users]]
 
* [[Sharing a WFA TM or glossary with WFC and WFP users]]
* [[Changing Machines in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Changing Machines in Wordfast Pro]]
 
* [[Translating SDL Trados packages]]
 
* [[Translating SDL Trados packages]]
  
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* [[VLTM in Wordfast Pro]]
 
* [[VLTM in Wordfast Pro]]
 
* [[Sharing Wordfast Pro TM via LAN or DropBox|LAN or DropBox]]
 
* [[Sharing Wordfast Pro TM via LAN or DropBox|LAN or DropBox]]
* [[Wordfast Server and Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Wordfast Server and Wordfast Pro]]
* [[Connecting to a Wordfast Anywhere TM with Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Connecting to a Wordfast Anywhere TM with Wordfast Pro]]
  
 
== Advanced Tips ==
 
== Advanced Tips ==
 
* [[Copied Source Check and Untranslatable Text Check options]]
 
* [[Copied Source Check and Untranslatable Text Check options]]
* [[Translating Excel Files with Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Translating Excel Files with Wordfast Pro]]
* [[Translating XML Files in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Translating PDF Files with Wordfast Pro]]
* [[Translating XLF Files in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Translating XML Files in Wordfast Pro]]
* [[Translating WordPress XLIFF files in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Translating XLIFF Files in Wordfast Pro]] (XLIFF, XLF, SDLXLIFF, MQXLIFF)
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* [[Translating WordPress XLIFF files in Wordfast Pro]]
 
* [[Translating Mindjet MindManager Files]]
 
* [[Translating Mindjet MindManager Files]]
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* [[Translating Adobe InDesign IDML Files]]
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* [[Translating YAML Files in Wordfast Pro]] (YML, YAML)
 
* [[Connecting to IATE glossaries]]
 
* [[Connecting to IATE glossaries]]
 
* [[Useful regular expressions (Regex)]]
 
* [[Useful regular expressions (Regex)]]
  
 
== Troubleshooting ==
 
== Troubleshooting ==
* [[Licensing Issues with Wordfast Pro 5]]
 
 
* [[How to Renew a License]]
 
* [[How to Renew a License]]
* [[Common problems with Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Common problems with Wordfast Pro]]
 
* [[Why my progress bar never reaches 100 percent]]
 
* [[Why my progress bar never reaches 100 percent]]
* [[Common Error Messages in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Common Error Messages in Wordfast Pro]]
* [[Mac-related issues in Wordfast Pro 5]]
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* [[Mac-related issues in Wordfast Pro]]
* [[WFP5 installation fails because it cannot write ApplicationDescription to key]]
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* [[WFP installation fails because it cannot write ApplicationDescription to key]]
* [[Wordfast Pro 5 fails to open]]
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* [[Wordfast Pro fails to open]]
 
* [[Wordfast Pro fails to install in Windows]]
 
* [[Wordfast Pro fails to install in Windows]]
* [[Browse action dead in Wordfast Pro 5]] – An icon to open or save a file becomes unresponsive.
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* [[Browse action dead in Wordfast Pro]] – An icon to open or save a file becomes unresponsive.
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* [[Wordfast Pro Options Keystrokes receiving permission prompts on macOS Catalina]]
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* [[Issues with touchscreen devices]]
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* [[Wordfast Pro being blocked or slowed down by anti-virus]]
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* [[Toggle JxBrowser mode in WFP for Mac]]

Latest revision as of 16:31, 8 July 2021

WFP logo

Wordfast Pro (WFP) is standalone software that allows translators and project managers to do their daily work in a neat and efficient translation environment. It also includes a suite of Quick Tools for pre- and post-translation batch processing of dozens of file types. WFP runs natively in Windows, MacOS, and Linux.

The current WFP user interface and underlying technology was first implemented as version 4.0, publicly released in April 2016. Since then, it has been improved and updated, most recently to version 6.3.0 (July 2021).

Note: The legacy version of WFP premiered in January 2009 and was based on a different underlying code. It was last updated to version 3.4.14 in August 2018 and is no longer in development. It still works in many systems and some users continue to use it; it can run alongside the most recent version of WFP on the same computer. To learn more about this legacy version of WFP, see the dedicated Wordfast Pro 3 (WFP3) section of this wiki.

This section and articles are about the current version of WFP.

Getting Started

Wordfast Training Courses
Live Online Training Sessions
Wordfast Pro Video Tutorials
Wordfast YouTube Channel
Wordfast Pro Online Help Pages
Wordfast Pro Manual

Feature Overview

Tips & Tricks

Shortcuts

Interchangeability

TM Sharing

Advanced Tips

Troubleshooting